The new Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 has recently been introduced in India. In addition to the V-Strom SX 250, the company has introduced a quarter-liter sports adventure touring motorcycle. Since the introduction of the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 last year, the KTM 250 Adventure has been the dominant force in the class. The Austrian manufacturer just unveiled the 250 Adventure’s 2022 Model Year, which has upgraded electronics and a new color.
When it comes to the V-Strom SX 250, which bills itself as the “Master of All Adventures,” it takes design cues from the DR-Z racing and DR- BIG models and has been tweaked to be as at home on city streets as it is on lengthy highway drives. The popular KTM 250 Adventure is pitted against the all-new Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 in this specs comparison so you can make an educated purchase choice.
A 249cc single-cylinder SOHC oil-cooled engine powers the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250. The SOCS (Suzuki Oil Cooling System) on the V-Strom SX 250 circulates engine oil around the engine and the cylinder head to keep things cool. As a result, engine temperatures are kept at a more manageable level. 26.5 PS and 22.2 Nm of torque are generated by the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250’s 6-speed transmission.
A 248cc DOHC single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine powers the KTM 250 Adventure, on the other hand. An electronic fuel injection system from Bosch generates 30 hp and 24 lb-ft of torque. Power Assist Slipper Clutch Power Assist Slipper Clutch is included in the engine package (PASC).
Suspension & Dimensions
The front suspension of the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 is oil-damped and has a telescopic coil spring mounted right-side-up. Swing-arm type, coil spring, and oil-dampened rear suspension are standard on this motorbike. With a wheelbase of 1,440mm, the motorbike is 2,180mm long, 880mm wide, and 1,355mm tall, with a seat height of 1,355. The V-Strom SX 250 has a 167 kg kerb weight and a 205 mm ground clearance. A 12-liter gasoline tank is also included in the motorcycle’s package.
WP Apex upside-down hydraulic front forks measure 43 millimeters in diameter on the KTM 250 Adventure. WP Apex adjustable rear mono-shock is also included. The KTM 250 Adventure has a 1,430 mm wheelbase, a ground clearance of 200mm, and a seat height of 855 millimeters. The kerb weight of the KTM 250 Adventure is 177 kilograms, with a fuel tank capacity of 14.5 litres. They both have dual sport tyres on their 19-inch front wheel and 17-inch rear wheel, respectively.
It has a full-digital dashboard with turn-by-turn navigation, incoming calls, SMS alerts, and WhatsApp notifications on the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 The Suzuki Easy Start System, Suzuki Ride Connect, USB port, LED headlights, LED taillamps, ABS, and other features are also included on this bike. KTM 250 Adventure has a digital display, halogen headlights, LED DRLs, LED taillights, and LED indicators. A user-switchable ABS is also included.
Suzuki’s V-Strom SX 250 costs INR 2,11,600 (ex-showroom) for the bike. Champion Yellow No.2, Pearl Blaze Orange, and Glass Sparkle Black are the available colors for the motorbike. The KTM 250 Adventure’s ex-showroom price is INR 2,35,802. You may choose between KTM Factory Racing Blue or Electronic Orange for your 250 Adventure.